“The US government has agreed to pay $3.4bn (£2.1bn) to settle a long-running case over Native American land.  The Cobell case, filed in 1996, alleged the government had mismanaged billions of dollars in income from natural resources on Native American land.  Under the deal the interior department will share $1.4bn (£859m) among 300,000 tribe members as compensation and set up a $2bn fund to buy land from them.”  Read more at BBC News!

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